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Nash the Slash
Jeff Plewman (March 26, 1948 – May 10, 2014), better known by his stage name Nash the Slash, was a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician. He was best known for being the founding member of the progressive rock band FM and performing with British musician Gary Numan. He was also a multi-instrumentalist who played mostly the electric violin and mandolin, as well as harmonica, keyboards, glockenspiel, and other instruments.
Nash's musical trademark was his face being covered in surgical bandages. He got the name "Nash the Slash" by using the name of the main antagonist of the Laurel and Hardy silent movie Do Detectives Think? (1927).
- Davey, Steven (June 25, 1998). "Nash the Slash revels in hidden identity". Now Toronto. http://www.nowtoronto.com/archive/view_issue.cfm?issue=2663&page=59&keywords=nash. Retrieved June 11, 2014.
- Krewen, Nick (May 12, 2014). Nash the Slash, Toronto rock violinist, dead at 66. https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/music/2014/05/12/nash_the_slash_toronto_rock_violinist_dead_at_66.html. Retrieved June 10, 2014.